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“I am sorry for you loss. I will truly miss Ron. He was a wonderful person to bounce ideas off of and a wonderful human being. He spoke of his...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Bill Bauman - Dorr, MI

“So sorry to hear of Ron's death. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Herb Bartman - Grandville, MI

“I had the pleasure of working with Ron for 15 years. He was the best machine designer. He could take an abstract idea and make it reality. I will...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Carl Kangas - Sand Lake, MI

“I want to express my deepest sympathy to Ron's family .I worked at G.M./Delphi with Ron . ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Fred Vaas Jr - grand rapids, MI

“Dear Vugteveen Family, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Ron. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers as you go through this...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Lisa Gibbs Rettig - Mesa, AZ

“Dear Mary and family; So sorry to read about Ron. You have our deepest sympathies. Elmer and Marlene Veldheer ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Elmer Veldheer - Holland, MI

“just would like you all to know how sorry i am about hearing of your father,husband, passing-god bless you all-steve ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: steve lubbinge - grandville, MI

“We would like to send our deepest sympathy to your family. May god be with you all during this time of sorrow. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Rodney and Kathy Winters - TN

“Mark and Diana, Just wanted you both to know how sorry we were to hear of you fathers passing. We are thinking of you and are sorry we couldn't be...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Bill & Sandy Hirt - Rockford, MI

“Ron - Thank you for the many years of friendship, advise, and laughs. Your knowledge and wisdom will not be forgotten. Mary & Family - Thank you for...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Ryan Dengate - Grand Rapids, MI

“I will always wander through my gardens and think of you, especially when I look at the Sweet Woodruff that is running wild! Thank you for being a...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Maxine - Grandville, MI

“I pray that you will look to, and depend on, the Lord for comfort and strength at this time. He, in his sovereign majesty, is never more than a...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Penelope L. Walker - Grand Rapids, MI

VUGTEVEEN - Ronald H. Vugteveen, age 66, went to be with his Lord Tuesday, April 5, 2005.

Ron was preceded in death by his son Timothy; his father Harry Vugteveen; his sister Barb Bengelink; and his father-in-law Herm Beukema.

Ron is lovingly remembered by his wife of 42 years Mary; their sons, Mark Dianna, Kurt Melanie, Chad Kara, Jon; his grandchildren, Jessica, Jenna, Megan, Zachary; his mother Vera Vugteveen; mother-in-law Ethel Beukema; his brother-in-law Larry Betty Bengelink; his sister-in-law June Jim Packer; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at First Reformed Church of Grandville, 3060 Wilson Ave. SW.

A time for family and friends to visit will be held 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Cook Funeral Home west 4235 Prairie St. SW.

If you are unable to attend the funeral or visitation you may sign the family’s Memory Book online at

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Michigan in honor of Ron.

Upcoming Funeral Services

Grandville Cemetery - Grandville

3570 Prairie Street SW Grandville, MI 49418
(616) 530-4985

Funeral Home Service

Cook Funeral Home, Inc. - Grandville Chapel

4235 Prairie St. SW Grandville, MI 49418
(616) 534-7619